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Recollections on 2012

Oregonsports Journal looks at the state's top athletes, teams and stories
Dec. 27, 2012 / By Cliff Pfenning, Oregonsports Journal

What a year, 2012.

The Oregon football team nearly played into the BCS Championship again, while Oregon State got a whiff of that excitement, too.

An Oregonian won the Olympic decathlon.

Oregonians played in the greatest women's soccer match of all-time.

The Timbers struggled with scoring, player movement, coaching changes, but didn't diminish their fan support, and even moved forward by moving into the new women's soccer league.

The Winterhawks missed playing into the Memorial Cup by one game.

Oregon won the women's national cross country title and missed the volleyball title by one match.

Jesuit won its record fourth-straight boys basketball title.

Oregonsports Journal takes a look back on 2012, the team highlights, athlete highlights and drama that accounted for the past 12 months, available to subscribers.


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